Book now

Refuge du Piton des Neiges

Address: 97413 Cilaos
Location: Piton des Neiges
Show map
Guest score: 74% 3706 of 5023 recommend (2192 reviews)

Mountain and trekking hostel | Location : Piton des Neiges
Mountain and Trekking Hostel

Refuge de la Caverne Dufour, also known as “Gîte du Piton des Neiges”, is an unmissable stop-off for hikers. It contains 4 dormitories and sleep a total of 48 people. The refuge is 1 hour and 15 minutes' walk from the summit of Piton des Neiges. Standing on the roof of the Indian Ocean at sunrise, hikers have views over almost all of the island, the Cirques of Mafate, Salazie and Cilaos, the volcano and a good part of the coastline. Meals available upon reservation 48 hours beforehand. The refuge belongs to the Mountain Gites Managers Association (AGGM).Pets not allowed.
Low-season prices.
Sheets are not provided.

For safety reasons, it is strictly forbidden to camp next to the refuge.



Location : Piton des Neiges
Mountain and Trekking Hostel

Refuge de la Caverne Dufour, also known as “Gîte du Piton des Neiges”, is an unmissable stop-off for hikers. It contains 4 dormitories and sleep a total of 48 people. The refuge is 1 hour and 15 minutes' walk from the summit of Piton des Neiges. Standing on the roof of the Indian Ocean at sunrise, hikers have views over almost all of the island, the Cirques of Mafate, Salazie and Cilaos, the volcano and a good part of the coastline. Meals available upon reservation 48 hours beforehand. The refuge belongs to the Mountain Gites Managers Association (AGGM).Pets not allowed.
Low-season prices.
Sheets are not provided.

For safety reasons, it is strictly forbidden to camp next to the refuge.



”Pour la création de toilettes sèches, mieux que dans la nature ! Pour un respect de ceux qui ont payé un lit, car gîte bondé de randonneurs très bruyants arrivés de nuit ”

Recommended by Nath
France France (Thu 03 Nov 2022)

”Gîte agréable en esthétique, confort et gentillesse et également en ce qui concernes les repas. Gros problème cependant avec l’absence de sanitaire qui conduit a des pratiques anti environnementales tout autour du gite !!! Des toilettes sèches utiles st justifiées a minima me semble t il Autre point de bizarrerie… ...”

Recommended by Luc du Tampon Trois Mares
France France (Mon 31 Oct 2022)

Guest score 74%

(3706 of 5023 recommend)
Overall opinion 3.4 of 5
Welcoming, listening, kindness 3.9 of 5
Equipments 2.4 of 5
Cleanliness 3.3 of 5
Quality of the meals 3.7 of 5
Value for money 3.2 of 5

Facilities and services

General facilities
Pets prohibited


4 reasons to trust us

1- 90% of ours customers recommend us

2- Online booking

3- Available 24/7

4- Secure payment

4 reasons to trust us

1- 90% of ours customers recommend us

2- Online booking

3- Available 24/7

4- Secure payment

Build: 11/25/2022 6:25:27 PM, Host: online3core19, DB: o3.cbguide-8313.cbischannel-30358.v1 online3data04.db.citybreak.com:8080, Controller: Accommodation, Action: showdetails